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After Years of Renting, MTA to Buy Grand Central Terminal
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After Years of Renting, MTA to Buy Grand Central Terminal

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to buy Grand Central Terminal as well as hundreds of miles of track for the Metro-North Railroad...

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A back-to-the-future remedy for the city's affordability crisis
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A back-to-the-future remedy for the city's affordability crisis

Skip to main content Unfairly maligned, shared housing can meet New Yorkers’ changing needs Everyone eats: The kitchen at a Starcity shared-housing...

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City, state announce Amazon’s arrival—which may trigger $3B in subsidies
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City, state announce Amazon’s arrival—which may trigger $3B in subsidies

State and city officials today announced a blockbuster deal to lure roughly half of Amazon’s planned second headquarters to Long Island City, where...

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City, state announce Amazon's arrival and reveal subsidy package that delivered it
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City, state announce Amazon's arrival and reveal subsidy package that delivered it

State and city officials today announced a blockbuster deal to lure roughly half of Amazon’s planned second headquarters to Long Island City, where...

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Scaramucci's SkyBridge hires Messing amid REIT fund launch
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Scaramucci's SkyBridge hires Messing amid REIT fund launch

Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital has hired Brett Messing in a newly created role of president to assist in day-to-day management as the...

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Scaramucci's SkyBridge hires Brett Messing amid REIT fund launch
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Scaramucci's SkyBridge hires Brett Messing amid REIT fund launch

Anthony Scaramucci’s SkyBridge Capital has hired Brett Messing in a newly created role of president to assist in day-to-day management as the...

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Citigroup making way for Amazon by moving Long Island City employees
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Citigroup making way for Amazon by moving Long Island City employees

Skip to main content Citigroup making way for Amazon by moving Long Island City employees The lender occupies 30 floors of the 1 Court Square...

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Some advice for Albany's new rulers: Think first, regulate later
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Some advice for Albany's new rulers: Think first, regulate later

The New Year cannot come soon enough for state Senate Democrats, who will take control of the chamber for the first time since four rogue members...

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Can Amazon dreams come true?
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Can Amazon dreams come true?

Skip to main content News of the tech titan’s expected arrival in Long Island City has everyone thinking big The deal has not been finalized or...

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After promising renovations, city drops Harlem tenants from homeownership program
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After promising renovations, city drops Harlem tenants from homeownership program

A decade after the city promised a group of Harlem tenants a building would be renovated and turned into an affordable co-op, the residents are...

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Queens pols decry Amazon HQ2 deal
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Queens pols decry Amazon HQ2 deal

Skip to main content Local reps slam talks as secretive and likely to yield lavish tax breaks for $800 billion company Two Queens politicians...

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City raids luxury tower over illegal short-term rentals
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City raids luxury tower over illegal short-term rentals

A Manhattan condominium was part of one of the largest crackdowns on short-term rentals in New York City last month, when a team of law-enforcement...

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City cites 20 owners at single building for illegally renting out condos
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City cites 20 owners at single building for illegally renting out condos

A team of New York City law-enforcement officers swarmed a Manhattan condominium last month, issuing 27 notices of violations for illegal hotel use...

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New York City Raids Condo Building in Crackdown on Airbnb Rentals
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New York City Raids Condo Building in Crackdown on Airbnb Rentals

A team of New York City law-enforcement officers swarmed a Manhattan condominium last month, issuing 27 notices of violations for illegal hotel use...

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Why Long Island City checked Amazon's boxes
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Why Long Island City checked Amazon's boxes

Skip to main content Amazon's impending choice of Long Island City as home to half of its much-hyped HQ2 is a huge win for New York and its...

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The youngest woman ever elected to Congress can't afford an apartment in D.C.
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The youngest woman ever elected to Congress can't afford an apartment in D.C.

Skip to main content The youngest woman ever elected to Congress can't afford an apartment in D. C. "There are many little ways in which our...

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Cuomo likely to steer Amazon project around City Council
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Cuomo likely to steer Amazon project around City Council

The Cuomo administration will likely use a controversial planning process to shepherd Amazon's potential headquarters in Queens around the normal...

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De Blasio says housing plan would stop Amazon from turning NYC into San Francisco
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De Blasio says housing plan would stop Amazon from turning NYC into San Francisco

If you're going to San Francisco, you're going to meet some wealthy people there—and Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed Friday that the constrained...

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Behavioral health, home-care providers want piece of Fidelis windfall
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Behavioral health, home-care providers want piece of Fidelis windfall

A group of associations representing community-based providers, including health centers, behavioral health nonprofits and home-care agencies, are...

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Teachers union signs deal for new Queens HQ
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Teachers union signs deal for new Queens HQ

Muss Development has finally filled the large office building it owns in Forest Hills, leasing 44,000 square feet to the United Federation of...

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How Long Island City won over the city and then Amazon
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How Long Island City won over the city and then Amazon

The meeting was supposed to be about bringing life sciences work to Long Island City. The group talked about life sciences but then switched gears,...

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Manhattan rents are climbing again. Blame the weak sales market
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Manhattan rents are climbing again. Blame the weak sales market

Skip to main content Manhattan rents are climbing again. Blame the weak sales market Manhattan apartment rents climbed in October for a second...

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Google eyes West Village project for NYC expansion
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Google eyes West Village project for NYC expansion

Google is gearing up for an expansion of its New York City real estate that could add space for more than 12,000 new workers, an amount nearly...

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Council bill would legalize some basement apartments
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Council bill would legalize some basement apartments

A City Council bill up for debate next week would legalize certain basement apartments in East New York—which officials hope will create affordable...

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What Amazon's move to LIC would mean to local brokers
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What Amazon's move to LIC would mean to local brokers

Skip to main content What Amazon's move to LIC would mean to local brokers The news of HQ2 has left real estate agents starry-eyed with possibility...

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No panels? No problem. The secret to solar in the city
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No panels? No problem. The secret to solar in the city

Skip to main content No panels? No problem. The secret to solar in the city Community solar allows New Yorkers without a ready roof access to clean...

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Challenging  property taxes takes way too long
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Challenging property taxes takes way too long

Skip to main content Property owners protesting their real estate tax assessments often provide an interest-free loan to the city while the process...

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Pro-tenant rent regulations on tap after Democrats take state Senate
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Pro-tenant rent regulations on tap after Democrats take state Senate

The state Senate flipped to Democratic control Tuesday, empowering party leaders to act on long-sought changes to rent regulation that would...

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The new Albany trains its sights on business
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The new Albany trains its sights on business

Skip to main content • Rent regulation will be first target • Is the Senate leadership better than before? The Democratic leadership in the state...

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State Senate flips to Democrats
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State Senate flips to Democrats

Skip to main content Andrea Stewart-Cousins will be the new majority leader of the state Senate. The blue wave crashed on Albany Tuesday night,...

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